How to Apply:
- REGISTER ONLINE to begin the process of receiving your MMJRecs licensed physician’s approval.
- CREATE A NEW PATIENT LOG-IN by clicking on the ‘Get Started’ button or the ‘Register’ button. Fill out all the required info and don’t forget to have a valid driver’s license or state ID on hand to upload. Lastly, fill out our straightforward, licensed physician-approved questionnaire.
- CHAT WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN: All of our licensed physicians (Qualified Medical Provider in Utah, or QMP for short) will professionally discuss your symptoms, answer any questions you may have or allay any concerns. This evaluation process can be completed in 5 – 10 minutes.
- LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR UTAH MMJRECS CERTIFICATE: Within 24-48 hours of your consultation, our physicians will issue you a signed Utah MMJ certificate, delivered directly to you via email.
- APPLY FOR YOUR CARD ONLINE: Before beginning your application, create a Utah ID account on the official site. Review the Electronic Verification System User Guide, then go ahead and apply.
- ONCE YOU’VE APPLIED: Your QMP will now also need to log into the government system and verify your application, which includes issuing a recommendation for MMJ use in Utah.
- PAY YOUR FEE: The fee for a Utah Medical Marijuana Card is $15 initially, $15 for a 6 month renewal and the same for a one-year renewal. Your QMP will determine which timeframe applies to you.
- WAIT WHILE THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REVIEWS YOUR CLAIM: This process usually takes 15 days or less for patients over 21 years old who have a qualifying condition.
- RECEIVE YOUR UTAH MMJ CARD: If all requirements are met, you will receive your card via email shortly after the UDOH completes its review! You can save the card on your smartphone or print it out.
UTAH MMJ QUALIFYING CONDITIONS:
- HIV or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Persistent nausea that is not significantly responsive to traditional treatment, except for nausea related to:
- Cannabis-induced cyclical vomiting syndrome
- Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome
- Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis
- Epilepsy or debilitating seizures
- Multiple sclerosis or persistent and debilitating muscle spasms
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that is being treated and monitored by a licensed health therapist, and that:
- has been diagnosed by a healthcare provider by the Veterans Administration and documented in the patient’s record; or
- has been diagnosed or confirmed by evaluation from a psychiatrist, masters prepared psychologist, a masters-prepared licensed clinical social worker, or a psychiatric APRN
- Terminal illness when the patient’s life expectancy is less than six months
- A condition resulting in the individual receiving hospice care
- A rare condition or disease that affects less than 200,000 individuals in the U.S., as defined in federal law, and that is not adequately managed despite treatment attempts using conventional medications (other than opioids or opiates) or physical interventions
- Pain lasting longer than two weeks that is not adequately managed, in the qualified medical provider’s opinion, despite treatment attempts using conventional medications other than opioids or opiates or physical interventions